Heli-Skiing & Cat-Skiing
Heli-skiing (Randy Lincks photo)
Seen from the Valley, the Lizard Range rises to a series of spiky peaks. Beyond the ridge, the elevation keeps rising to the playground of two of Fernie's snowcat operators.
A third operator has tenure on the other side of the valley. Each offers a unique cat-skiing experience in the deep, dry powder of the Kootenay Rockies.
Powder Cowboy Cat Skiing
With access to close to 2,500ha/6,000ac of open slopes, big bowls and treed glades, Powder Cowboy promises a daily total of up to 4,267m/14,000ft of vertical.
Women may enjoy the Girlski tours, for which most of the guides and snowcat drivers are women. Powder Cowboy also offers an innovative kids program for 12-18-year-olds. Day skiing is available on a standby basis.
3 Heli-Skiing & Cat-Skiing in Fernie
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742 Hwy 3 Park Place Lodge
Fernie, British Columbia
Enjoy catskiing, boarding & fantastic backcountry skiing. The terrain is predominately gladed tree skiing, with occasional tree bands leading into open chutes, suitable for advanced-intermediate to advanced type skiers. Trips consist of a full day of catskiing, lunch & the use of avalanche transceivers & snack at end of the day. Single & multi-day options are available. The backcountry lodge features a large living area, dining room & eight bedrooms (3 with private bathrooms). Transfers to/from the lodge if required & ski rentals are extra. Fernie Wilderness Adventures also offers ice fishing & wildlife viewing packages & fly-fishing float trips in the summer.
602 A 2nd Ave
Fernie, British Columbia
For over 25 years, Island Lake Catskiing has consistently provided guests with a unique backcountry experience. The magnificent peaks of the Lizard Range in the BC Rocky Mountains tower over 2,800 hectares (7,000 acres) of privately owned bowls, valleys & gladed meadows. The deep, dry powder of Island Lake Catskiing has become legendary. The superb skiing is complimented with luxurious lodges, exquisite dining & a full-service spa. It's time you experienced the legend.
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420 106 Ave
Kimberley, British Columbia
Resort Tours & Transportation handcrafts BC adventures with our specialty being groups. Resort Tours is a Kootenay based tour operator & transportation company. We offer packaged tours with transportation, accommodation, lift tickets, & are actively looking for new direct book groups. We will organize the best fit package based on your group type, arrival date & length of stay. We are intimately familiar with the Powder Highway resorts & their lodging, lift & cat-ski or heli-ski operators. We provide transportation in our own vehicles or subcontract charter coach where required.
We own a fleet of passenger vans including a luxury 11-passenger Mercedes Sprinter van. Resort Tours also operates the Fernie Connector airport shuttle providing twice daily shuttles between the Canadian Rockies International Airport & Fernie, BC.